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Macedonia 08.06.21 | 17:05

German Minister Maas calls for opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia and Albania

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the EU needs to allow Macedonia and Albania to open their accession talks. According to Maas, the future of the six Balkan countries that are asking for EU membership depends on this and Germany is fully dedicated to the idea. If they deliver, we deliver....

World 07.06.21 | 16:41

German Minister Maas calls for an end to the single state veto power in EU foreign policy decisions

German Foreign Affairs Minister Heiko Maas said that the European Union will need to end the principle of making foreign policy decisions by unanimity. Maas accused unnamed EU member states of undermining European common foreign policy with their unilateral decisions. It’s believed he mostly had...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 18:48

Germany’s Maas says he supports opening of EU accession talks by the end of 2020, calls on Macedonia and Bulgaria to resolve bilateral issues

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that he supports the opening of EU accession talks with Macedonia by the end of the year. In a video conference with Macedonian Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, Maas said that the objections from Bulgaria are a billateral issue that is being resolved. Bulgaria demands...

Macedonia 13.11.19 | 20:59

Mickoski raised the issue of corruption and stalled EU integrations during his meeting with German Foreign Minister Maas

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas today, to discuss the situation in Macedonia, including the major corruption scandals involving the Zaev Government and the EU integration process, the opposition party said in its press release. Mickoski pointed...

Macedonia 13.11.19 | 19:03

German Foreign Minister Maas says that the French demand to change the enlargement process should not block Macedonia’s EU accession talks

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas supports the proposal that Macedonia is allowed to open EU accession talks while the changes to the EU enlargement process which France insists upon are agreed and implemented. Macedonia made this request after France vetoed the opening of EU accession talks, citing...

Macedonia 16.09.19 | 18:07

Greece says it supports its neighbors joining the EU – if they follow the rules

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that Greece supports the EU integration of Macedonia and Albania, but provided the two countries accomplish their obligations. Dendias met with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas who, coming from the social-democratic party SPD, wants to see the two SPD Balkan governments...